Ellen Swallow Richards was the first woman to graduate from MIT. Richards was also a renowned environmental chemist and the founder of the field of Home Economics. This 25 minute video features Joyce Miles (35 year member of the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences - which Richards helped found) in a one woman show that explores the legacy of this fascinating woman. Topics: home economics, ecology, public health, consumer science, environmental chemistry
Most educated women (in the sciences and other fields) still have a hard time discarding the patriarchal socialization and pressures in their own fields which prevent them from seeing this extraordinary woman as an environmental pioneer and ecological foremother. Ellen Swallow Richards merits attention and respect as a foremother of what would become the environmental movement, perhaps even foreshadowing ecofeminism. Richards' scientifically-grounded environmentalism was the outgrowth of... Topics: ERIC Archive, Ecology, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Feminism, Gender...
byRichards, Ellen Henrietta (Swallow), Mrs., 1842-1911. [from old catalog]; Williams, Louise Harding, joint author
Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Topic: Dietaries. [from old catalog] Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=jfYEAAAAYAAJ&oe=UTF-8
byRichards, Ellen Henrietta Swallow, 1842-1911. [from old catalog]
Book digitized by Google from the library of University of Wisconsin - Madison and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Topics: Sanitation, Public health Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=GUZEAAAAMAAJ&oe=UTF-8